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invitation: rampART meeting tonight

26-07-2004 13:26

This is an invite to get actively involved in the rampART creative centre and social space in East London by attending tonights weekly meeting of the organising collective...

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Save the Hippy Green in Newcastle Today!

26-07-2004 08:07

You may have heard the rumours about the threat to the hippy green at old eldon square well we now know they is true. The council plans to cut the green into four to fit in with the redevelopment of Eldon Square Shopping Centre.

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Polymedia Lab in Porto Alegre, Brazil

25-07-2004 21:32

Impressions from the Polymedia Lab
From 22 to 25 July, a polymedia laboratory was set up at the PUCRS University in Porto Alegre in Southern Brazil. The medialab took place alongside the OURMedia conference.

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Shaw Forest saved, but new threat to Coate

25-07-2004 19:15

Shaw Forest - saved!
Swindon Borough Council "... reaffirms, and will continue, its existing policy of support for the Great Western Community Forest plan, and specifically council owned land at Shaw Forest Park (which includes Phases 1, 2 & 3), and resolves that these sites should be protected and retained as Community Forest for future generations." But will they show the same support for Coate?

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No more Traffic..............

25-07-2004 13:09

Snatchwood road
A 20 year scheme to move up to five million tonnes of rock from hills above Pontypool South Wales has been proposed.

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Hyde Park Unity Day 7th August 2004

24-07-2004 17:31

The 2004 Unity Day in hyde park is on woodhouse moor on saturday 7th august

there will be the usual ace line up of music, entertainment and other local talents.

get down there and support this ace, free, not for profit event
for more informatio see

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23-07-2004 20:47

Use Your Loaf, squatted Social Centre in Deptford, South London, is under threat of eviction on Monday 26th July.

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23-07-2004 12:20

The Use Your Loaf squatted Social Centre is under threat of eviction. Come down and help us save this space.

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Weekend photo exhibition at rampART

23-07-2004 11:16

If you've not been down to the rampART yet, pop down this weekend to check out the ZDO9 PROD exhibition, 4pm - 10pm Saturday July 24th till Wednesday 28th...

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A57/A628 Mottram Bypass - News from the local paper

22-07-2004 16:16

An article suggesting that work is approved and going ahead in the local paper today. This is at odds with both the response of the Peak Park Authority, at a recent meeting, and the usual planning procedure, that requires the draft Orders to be published and a Public Enquiry to be held before *any* building work begins.

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July Critical Mass Manchester

22-07-2004 15:15

a flyer!!!
come join the critical mass friday 30th July 5PM outside the central library manchester

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Campaign for Safer Roads

22-07-2004 12:08

Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group is helping to work toward holistic solutions to the city's traffic problems...

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Queer Mutiny UP NORTH!

20-07-2004 14:32

Sick of the commercial, manufactured gay scene up north? Sick of funky house, over priced beer, pushy bouncers and Toni and Guy hair cuts? well listen up!
Queer Mutiny North is coming to save you! ...

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ON THE BARRICADES - some links to check out

20-07-2004 08:51

Roundup of global resistance news stories - Peru, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Italy, Fiji, Canada First Nations, Bihar and Manipur in India, Kenya, Bolivia etc. - with links to the full stories from various sources. Plus some other news links, events and stuff.

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Greet BP at their private view of 'Mummy', British Museum, 6pm Monday July 19th

19-07-2004 00:00

BP, sponsors of the British Museum's exhibition 'Mummy - the Inside Story', will have their own private view of the show on the evening of Monday July 19th 2004.

Come and greet them if you can, and express your sympathies for the way they are forced to make a living in a sunset industry that is almost universally despised.

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The 'U R Wot U Eat' film night

18-07-2004 20:28

and more (photos gm protest hilton dorset)
Yes it's that time again, free community cinema night at the rampART centre this coming wednesday. And this time for your viewing pleasure we have a mouth watering array of dishes for your diserning palet...

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Comments and Questions on Terms and Conditions of ESF Registration

18-07-2004 08:51

Comments and Questions on Official Terms and Conditions of ESF Registration

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17-07-2004 09:41

Almost everyday (except when it has been raining or threatening to rain) there has been a publically accessable freeshop placed on the pavement outside the rampART. Consisting of a clothes rail, shelfs and a couple of boxes, the freeshop contains mostly clothes, shoes, bags and books. The following text is a modified version of an essay about freeshops taken from Eurodusnie (see We plan to produce a leaflet from this text to be placed with the freeshop. We've made the text none project specific so that it could be used at other projects.

Please feel free to comment on the text and discuss the concept further, as we would like to improve the text before goin ahead and producing the leaflet.

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2nd Indymedia writing workshop - Tuesday 6pm!

16-07-2004 19:29

The second Indymedia writing workshop is coming up -

Tuesday 20th July
National Centre for Popular Music
Paternoster Row

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art matters - exhibitions at rampART

16-07-2004 11:09

The rampART creative centre and social space is a block of squatted buildings in East London. It acts as a social centre, a hub for socialising, skill and resource sharing, information exchange, and having fun. The space is not intended as an exclusive hang out for 'alternatives' but hopes to enage the wider community into the events, activities and involvement. Some of the activities taking place include skipped food cafe evenings, open access free shop, free film screenings, themed info days, political meetings and art exhibitions...
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